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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
FGP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. FGP: 0.01 )
FGP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01

Equity to Asset -0.06
FGP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. FGP: -0.06 )
FGP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.14   Max: 0.44
Current: -0.06

-0.14
0.44
Interest Coverage 1.66
FGP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 34.17 vs. FGP: 1.66 )
FGP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.06
Current: 1.66

0.83
2.06
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.98
M-Score: -2.16
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.47
FGP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. FGP: 7.47 )
FGP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.55   Max: 11.49
Current: 7.47

3.55
11.49
Net-margin (%) 2.86
FGP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. FGP: 2.86 )
FGP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.8   Max: 5.79
Current: 2.86

-1.8
5.79
ROA (%) 4.16
FGP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. FGP: 4.16 )
FGP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.99   Max: 6.77
Current: 4.16

-2.99
6.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.27
FGP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. FGP: 21.27 )
FGP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.42   Max: 25.79
Current: 21.27

9.42
25.79
Revenue Growth (%) -6.20
FGP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. FGP: -6.20 )
FGP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -21.3   Max: 28.3
Current: -6.2

-21.3
28.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -2.50
FGP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. FGP: -2.50 )
FGP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.1   Max: 21.4
Current: -2.5

-23.1
21.4
EPS Growth (%) 14.70
FGP's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. FGP: 14.70 )
FGP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -40.6   Max: 107.5
Current: 14.7

-40.6
107.5
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 26.50
FGP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. FGP: 26.50 )
FGP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.68   Max: 510.7
Current: 26.5

9.68
510.7
P/S 0.90
FGP's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. FGP: 0.90 )
FGP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.2
Current: 0.9

0.3
1.2
PFCF 19.80
FGP's PFCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.33 vs. FGP: 19.80 )
FGP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.24   Max: 1098
Current: 19.8

4.24
1098
EV-to-EBIT 20.00
FGP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. FGP: 20.00 )
FGP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.7   Max: 13781.2
Current: 20

11.7
13781.2
Shiller P/E 102.90
FGP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
78% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. FGP: 102.90 )
FGP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.44   Max: 371.17
Current: 102.9

9.44
371.17

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 8.20
FGP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. FGP: 8.20 )
FGP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 6.94   Max: 17.81
Current: 8.2

6.94
17.81
Dividend Payout 3.10
FGP's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
72% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. FGP: 3.10 )
FGP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 100
Current: 3.1

0.18
100
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.30
FGP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
90% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. FGP: 8.30 )
FGP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 6.94   Max: 17.81
Current: 8.3

6.94
17.81
Share Buyback Rate -4.50
FGP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. FGP: -4.50 )
FGP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.3   Max: -22.3
Current: -4.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 3.00
FGP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
67% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. FGP: 3.00 )
FGP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 2286
Current: 3

0.64
2286
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
FGP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. FGP: 1.40 )
FGP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.77
Current: 1.4

0.53
1.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.00
FGP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
54% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. FGP: 5.00 )
FGP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 8.5
Current: 5

2.7
8.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -5.62
FGP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
51% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.57 vs. FGP: -5.62 )
FGP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.5   Max: 17.3
Current: -5.62

-8.5
17.3

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Traded in other countries:FEG.Germany
Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. was formed on April 19, 1994. The Company is a publicly traded limited partnership, owning an approximate 99% limited partner interest in Ferrellgas, L.P. (operating partnership). Ferrellgas Partners and the operating partnership, collectively referred to as 'Ferrellgas,' are both Delaware limited partnerships and are governed by their respective partnership agreements. Ferrellgas Partners was formed to acquire and hold a limited partner interest in the operating partnership. The Company is a holding entity that conducts no operations and has two subsidiaries, Ferrellgas Partners Finance Corp. and the operating partnership. Ferrellgas Partners owns a 100% equity interest in Ferrellgas Partners Finance Corp., whose only business activity is to act as the co-issuer and co-obligor of any debt issued by Ferrellgas Partners. The operating partnership is the only operating subsidiary of Ferrellgas Partners. Ferrellgas is a single reportable operating segment. The operating partnership is engaged mainly in the distribution of propane and related equipment and supplies in the United States. The propane distribution market is seasonal because propane is used mainly for heating in residential and commercial buildings. The operating partnership serves approximately one million residential, industrial/commercial, portable tank exchange, agricultural, wholesale and other customers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The Company competes with other companies engaged in the propane distribution business. Competition within the propane distribution industry stems from two types of participants: the larger, multi state marketers, including farmers' cooperatives, and the smaller, local independent marketers, including rural electric cooperatives. With respect to the transportation of propane by truck, the Company is subject to regulations promulgated under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act.

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